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Our Favorite Professional Development Resources

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Professional development is essential for helping employees to excel in their professional lives. Whether you want to educate your team on exceptional customer service, thinking creatively, or creating a positive work environment, there is something out there that’s perfect for you. Take a look at this list of our favorite professional development resources.


Fish! is fantastic for professional development. The main character, Mary Jane Ramirez, is asked to breathe new life into the company’s most troubled department. One day, she stumbles upon the fun-loving fishmongers at Seattle’s Pike Place Market. They offer her some excellent advice and ultimately help her accomplish her goals. According to GoodReads, Fish! aims to help employees find their way to a fun and happy workplace. We couldn’t agree more with this statement. There are some really great techniques in this book that can help you to motivate and inspire your team. Regardless of your industry, this book can provide you and your employees with some great lessons.

Who Moved My Cheese?

Who Moved My Cheese? tells the story of four mice who live inside a maze. Every day, they must look for cheese to find nourishment and happiness. Of course, the cheese is a metaphor for the important things in life – a good job, healthy relationships, happiness, etc. Throughout the book, the mice are faced with unexpected challenges which affect their ability to find cheese. Read this book to learn how to achieve your goals!

Raving Fans

If you want to teach your employees about excellent customer service, Raving Fans is the perfect book for you! The characters in this story travel to several local businesses with amazing customer service techniques. Each business focuses on one of the three key tips for converting customers into raving fans. Read through this book to find some inspiration and revolutionize your customer service efforts.

Professional development is a necessary part of building a strong team and a reputable business. Creative Sizzle wants to help you with any of your marketing needs to make your business even better. To learn more about how we can help, fill out our contact form or give us a call at 847-255-5555.